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15-07-2015 |

One stuck steer…………

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You never know what you might find at the farm on a Sunday morning!!! Number 37 got his head stuck in an old wagon wheel! Zara,Izzy, Fraser,JK and Bob where on the job and set him free in no time! Number 37 survived to tell the tale, but had a […]

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15-07-2015 |

Allansford Primary school help with tree planting

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Three tree plantations have been planted out on the community farm with the help of 4 willing volunteers from Allansford District primary school. Gemma Creed, Stephanie Rea, Isaac Durden and Noah Parsons, along with Mr Allen helped Bob, Keith, Ray, Glenn and Jan plant 50  apple gum trees as feature […]

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31-05-2015 |

Jobs completed at the community working bee

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Thanks very much everyone! Have a look at the “after” photo’s here. You can see the loading race and forcing yards have been all cleaned up, and Jacky Morgans paddock now looks like a paddock not a clearing sale! Thanks to all.      

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30-04-2015 |

35 community members, 12 kids, one baby, 5 Lions club members on the BBQ and 2 dogs. What a great Working bee at the farm!

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Thanks to everyone who came to the farm working bee! A fantastic day was held with all of the clean up jobs completed and then some! 6 and 1/2 tonnes of scrap metal was collected, and the end of clean up BBQ was enjoyed by all. The paddocks will now […]

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14-04-2015 |

Jobs to be completed at the farm working bee April 12th

   Job 1 : Clean up scrap in Jacky Morgans paddock Job 2: Clean up scrap around old dairy           Job 3 : Remove 2 old fences and pick up Irrigation pipes

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03-04-2015 |

Working bee at the farm – Sunday 12th April @ 9:30am

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Please click on the link to find out about the working bee on the farm on Sunday, 12th April starting at 9:30am. Working bee scan

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03-04-2015 |

Old yards on factory Rd decommissioned

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On Tuesday 31st March the fencing and maintenance team at the farm started to decommission the old stock yards on Factory rd. By 12 noon, Wednesday 1st April, the yards were down and the boundary fence secured! The team did a great job salvaging gates and timber that we will […]

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02-03-2015 |

Box thorn removal

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Big patches of Box thorn, an introduced weed that can take over the land and render it unusable, have been removed from within the paddocks and on the boundary line. John Rea kindly donated his expertise and excavator to remove and destroy the box thorn. He did a fantastic job […]

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02-03-2015 |

Boundary fencing of the farm finished and secure

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A priority of the farm committee at the beginning of the lease in Sept 2014 has been to ensure the boundary fence of the farm is secure and safe for locals and the farm livestock. The Factory Rd boundary fence(approx 800m) was identified as not being adequate. With the help […]

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02-03-2015 |

WCB-ARR community farm calves gets ear tagged and a drench!

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On Saturday Feb 21st, the first stock working bee was held in our newly renovated yards. The 37 calves were all individually ear tagged(thanks Allflex!) and drenched with Dectomax inj.(thanks Zoetis). Dave Pullen helped with techinical know how by weighing and EID scanning all the calves. We will now be […]

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